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Gormanite

Gormanite

Specimen # 100787
Mineral: Gormanite
Location: Rapid Creek, Dawson Mining District, Yukon, Canada
Size: 5.2 x 4.9 x 2.1 cm
Price: $90.00 CAD

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Detalied Description

This piece features radiating groups of dark greenish-blue gormanite crystals, clustered together across the top of a pale sparkling matrix with micro quartz crystals. Good contrast, and in excellent condition with a couple of minor rubs. Gormanite was first described from the occurences at Rapid Creek and is named after University or Toronto Professor Donald "Digger" Gorman.  Really nice specimen of this uncommon mineral. 

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About these Yukon Phosphates

Discovered in the 1970s, the occurrences at Rapid Creek have become known as among the best localities in the world for phosphate species. At Rapid Creek, many of the minerals are the finest known for the species. The specimens in this  update are from the 1980s and 1990s, the heyday period for specimen discoveries at Rapid Creek.

Detalied Description

This piece features radiating groups of dark greenish-blue gormanite crystals, clustered together across the top of a pale sparkling matrix with micro quartz crystals. Good contrast, and in excellent condition with a couple of minor rubs. Gormanite was first described from the occurences at Rapid Creek and is named after University or Toronto Professor Donald "Digger" Gorman.  Really nice specimen of this uncommon mineral. 

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About these Yukon Phosphates

Discovered in the 1970s, the occurrences at Rapid Creek have become known as among the best localities in the world for phosphate species. At Rapid Creek, many of the minerals are the finest known for the species. The specimens in this  update are from the 1980s and 1990s, the heyday period for specimen discoveries at Rapid Creek.